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H.R. 8358 (95th): A bill to amend title 44, United States Code, to provide for the designation of libraries of accredited law schools as depository libraries of Government publications.


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 17, 1978 (Passed Congress).


PUBLIC LAW 95-261—APR. 17, 1978                                      92 STAT. 199

Public Law 95-261
95th Congress
                                    An Act
To amend title 44, United States Code, to provide for the designation of libraries      Apr. 17, 1978
  of accredited law schools as depository libraries of Government publications.          [H.R. 8358]

    Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives           of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, T h a t chapter 19 of Depository
title 44, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof libraries,
                                                                               designation.
the following new section:
"§ 1916. Designation of libraries of accredited law schools as 44 u s e 1916.
                 depository libraries
    " ( a ) Upon the request of any accredited law school, the Public
P r i n t e r shall designate the library of such law school as a depository
library. T h e Public P r i n t e r may not make such designation unless he
determines t h a t the library involved meets the requirements of this
chapter, other than those requirements of the first undesignated para-
g r a p h of section 1909 of this title which relate to the location of such
library.
    " ( b ) F o r purposes of this section, t h e term 'accredited law school' "Accredited law
means any law school which is accredited by a nationally recognized school."
accrediting agency or association approved by the Commissioner of
Education for such purpose or accredited by the highest appellate
court of the State in which the law school is located.".
    SEC. 2. T h e table of sections for chapter 19 of title 44, United States
Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new
item:
"1916. Designation of libraries of accredited law schools as depository libraries.".
  SEC, 3. The amendments made by this Act shall take effect on                         Effective date.
October 1,1978.                                                                        44 u s e 1916
                                                                                       note.
  Approved April 17, 1978.




LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
HOUSE REPORT No. 95-650 (Coram, on House Administration).
SENATE REPORT No. 95-670 (Coram, on Rules and Adrainistration).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
     Vol. 123 (1977): Oct. 25, considered and passed House.
     Vol. 124 (1978): Mar. 6, considered and passed Senate, araended.
                      Apr. 4, House agreed to Senate araendments.